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Cast of Willy Wonka - Where are they now?

By Marni Dixit April 27, 2015

Popular 1971 movie Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory made chocolate-lovers dreams come true.

And 44 years since the film was released, where are the cast and what are they up to?

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Gene Wilder

Very much alive and kicking, Gene was a regular on sitcom Will and Grace, and has featured in numerous movies over the years, including the 1999 remake of Alice In Wonderland.

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

Peter Ostrum

Now 57 years old, Peter's gig as Charlie Bucket was his only acting role. He's now a vet in New York - quite the change in career!

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

Julie Dawn Cole

Julie played the bratty Veruca Salt and has appeared in a variety of TV series since starring in the Willy Wonka movie, most recently in the UK's Casualty.

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

Michael Bollner

Now 56, Michael hasn't done any acting since starring as Augustus Gloop.

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

Denise Nickerson

She played Violet Beauregarde and acted for another two years after Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, before giving it up.

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

Paris Themmen

Paris played Mike Teevee and now does appearances in commercials and TV shows, as well as theatre. He also worked as a real estate agent for a bit.

Cast of Willy Wonka - where are they now and what have they been doing for the past 44 years?

 

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